• Jonathan Meddings

Time to put politics aside and implement pill testing

Jonathan writes for the Star Observer about why it's time for governments to put politics aside and implement drug safety testing:

"Drug safety testing is not a silver bullet, but it is a proven harm reduction measure that will save lives" says Meddings.
"Criminalisation... creates an unregulated black market that funds organised crime, and results in unsafe products made in kitchens and bathtubs instead of safer, pharmaceutical-grade products made in laboratories."
"Drug safety testing does not increase drug consumption. On the contrary, when tested drugs are not as expected, people often choose to discard the drugs or limit their drug use."

Read the full article here.